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Monroe

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How popular is the baby name Monroe in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 53 0 53
1881 58 0 58
1882 76 0 76
1883 46 0 46
1884 56 0 56
1885 54 0 54
1886 73 0 73
1887 56 0 56
1888 74 0 74
1889 68 0 68
1890 53 0 53
1891 47 0 47
1892 58 0 58
1893 63 0 63
1894 58 0 58
1895 63 0 63
1896 63 0 63
1897 58 0 58
1898 58 0 58
1899 44 0 44
1900 89 0 89
1901 62 0 62
1902 59 0 59
1903 67 0 67
1904 64 0 64
1905 79 0 79
1906 72 0 72
1907 72 0 72
1908 81 0 81
1909 75 0 75
1910 78 0 78
1911 91 0 91
1912 175 0 175
1913 210 0 210
1914 251 0 251
1915 310 0 310
1916 300 0 300
1917 334 0 334
1918 362 0 362
1919 339 0 339
1920 359 0 359
1921 375 0 375
1922 354 0 354
1923 333 0 333
1924 293 0 293
1925 304 0 304
1926 320 0 320
1927 302 0 302
1928 288 8 280
1929 274 0 274
1930 261 0 261
1931 249 0 249
1932 199 0 199
1933 219 0 219
1934 212 0 212
1935 210 0 210
1936 223 0 223
1937 194 0 194
1938 211 6 205
1939 190 0 190
1940 196 0 196
1941 182 0 182
1942 189 0 189
1943 206 0 206
1944 185 0 185
1945 154 0 154
1946 186 0 186
1947 206 0 206
1948 189 0 189
1949 167 0 167
1950 125 0 125
1951 151 6 145
1952 169 0 169
1953 148 0 148
1954 115 0 115
1955 136 0 136
1956 125 0 125
1957 124 0 124
1958 94 0 94
1959 96 0 96
1960 74 0 74
1961 86 0 86
1962 78 0 78
1963 88 0 88
1964 76 0 76
1965 68 0 68
1966 70 0 70
1967 70 0 70
1968 75 0 75
1969 68 0 68
1970 71 0 71
1971 74 0 74
1972 39 0 39
1973 62 0 62
1974 53 0 53
1975 44 0 44
1976 45 0 45
1977 55 0 55
1978 41 0 41
1979 51 0 51
1980 40 0 40
1981 47 0 47
1982 43 0 43
1983 49 0 49
1984 30 0 30
1985 41 0 41
1986 39 0 39
1987 31 0 31
1988 29 0 29
1989 35 0 35
1990 38 0 38
1991 34 0 34
1992 32 0 32
1993 30 0 30
1994 37 0 37
1995 44 0 44
1996 36 10 26
1997 40 9 31
1998 33 10 23
1999 35 7 28
2000 38 7 31
2001 39 9 30
2002 43 15 28
2003 40 13 27
2004 45 26 19
2005 62 24 38
2006 64 32 32
2007 78 38 40
2008 77 37 40
2009 101 60 41
2010 131 93 38
2011 184 142 42
2012 345 267 78
2013 465 355 110
2014 476 358 118
2015 534 393 141

Want to know about the popularity of the Monroe baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 17,615 babies born with the name Monroe in the United States. That's more than enough Monroes to occupy the territory of Anguilla (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 15,236 (as of July 1, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 53 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Monroe" was in 2015 with a total of 393 babies.

According to the 1915 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Monroe" ranks #92 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Mississippi. Imagine that, 35 babies in Mississippi have the same name as you in 1915. Across the entire United States a total of 310 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Monroe popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Monroe" mean? The list below shows the origins of Monroe as well as things modernly associated with the name Monroe such as celebrities named Monroe.

Origin and Meaning of Monroe

The name "Monroe" is of Irish origin, and it means "From the Hill". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A town in north central Louisiana
  2. A town of southeast Michigan on Lake Erie
  3. 5th President of the United States; author of the Monroe Doctrine (1758-1831)
  4. United States film actress noted for sex appeal (1926-1962)

Jackson Rathbone

Jackson Rathbone is an actor and musician with the most prominent portion of his career being from 2 to present. Jackson was born in 1984 as Monroe Jackson Rathbone V in Singapore.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Monroe

Monroe And Main
Monroe Bay Campground
Monroe Doctrine
Monroe Institute
Monroe Piercing
Monroe Shocks
Monroe Street Market
Monroe Technology Center
Monroe Cannon
Monroe Bird
Monroe La
Monroe Park Towers

Alternative Meanings

M is for mirth, your laughter.

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

N is for nice, need I say more?

R is for relax, you know how!

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

Your name in reverse order is "Eornom". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Oenomr". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Monroe born Oct 24, 1928

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Scotland approximately on 925. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

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